Union Democrat staff


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


6:14 a.m., Jamestown - A man wearing all black, carrying a black backpack and flashlight was "creeping" around a yard on the 18100 block of Fifth Street.

6:26 a.m., Sonora - A 15-year-old went missing from the 17700 block of Plaza Del Sur after receiving a phone call from a friend and leaving a note that "he had to care of an unexpected problem." The log said he may be with another 15-year-old reported missing from the 10300 block of Rawhide Road, suspected of stealing his mother's black, soft-top Jeep.

7:26 a.m., Jamestown - A check for $45 was stolen from a mailbox on the 19400 block of Rawhide Road.

8:14 a.m., Sonora - A suspicious man driving a white truck and trailer was watching two young girls waiting at a bus stop on the 20200 block of Stanislaus Drive.

8:30 a.m., Sonora - A laptop, loaded 9mm Ruger P85 handgun and two 15-round clips were stolen after a house was broken into on the 13400 block of Algerine Wards Ferry Road.

10:20 a.m., Groveland - A man described as out of control was yelling and creating a hostile environment at a Groveland Community Services District board meeting on the 18900 block of Ferretti Road.

11:34 a.m., East Sonora - Someone was assaulted at a business on the 13700 block of Mono Way.

12:36 p.m., Twain Harte - A woman on the 23100 block of South Fork Road received multiple calls from someone claiming she owed them $500 for a Yellow Pages advertisement she did not place.

4:20 p.m., East Sonora - Someone on the 16500 block of Draper Mine Road said that $11,200 was stolen two weeks ago.

4:28 p.m., Jamestown - A woman on the 10500 block of Suzanne Court said her ex-boyfriend sent a text message threatening to kill her.

5:30 p.m., Sonora area - Jewelry and other items were stolen from a house on the 17300 block of Yosemite Road.

5:32 p.m., Twain Harte - Someone entered through an unlocked sliding glass door and stolen jewelry from a house on the 22100 block of Tuolumne Road North.

8:23 p.m, Columbia - Vandalism occurred on the 10252 block of Horseshoe Road Bend.

10:35 p.m., Jamestown - An arrest was made after a traffic stop on Highway 108 and O'Byrnes Ferry Road.

Felony bookings


11:30 p.m., Sonora - Cheryl Ann Landson, 45, of the 22400 block of Airport Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia after an arrest at the 19500 block of Callahan Road.

The Sonora Police Department reported the following:


9:17 a.m., harassment - A man harassed a woman at her place of work on Stockton Road.

10:09 a.m., disorderly conduct - A belligerent man caused a scene at a hospital on Greenley Road.

11:55 a.m., suspicious circumstances - A man "who has been causing issues" stared through the window of a business on Sanguinetti Road for 10 minutes before leaving.

1:57 p.m., theft - A computer was stolen from a business on Sanguinetti Road.

2:57 p.m., unclassified - A student pointed lasers at passing cars on South Barretta Street.

3:22 p.m., traffic accident - A hit and run occurred on South Washington Street.

6:16 p.m., driving under the influence - A possibly drunk driver almost hit parked car on South Washington Street.

10:30 p.m., threats - A man threatened to kill another man at a business on Mono Way.


The Sheriff's Office reported the following:


2:47 p.m., San Andreas - A room was vandalized at a hotel on West St. Charles Street.

2:47 p.m., Valley Springs - An assault occurred on Anderson Street.

4:36 p.m., San Andreas - A restraining order was violated on East St. Charles Street.

6:03 p.m., Vallecito - Petty theft occurred on El Dorado Road.

10:32 p.m., San Andreas - An arrest was made after a traffic stop at Highway 49 and Carol Kennedy Road.

Felony bookings


1:38 a.m., Arnold - Louis Steven Davidson Jr., 45, of the 1100 block of Blagen Road, was booked on suspicion of drug possession and misdemeanor evading a peace officer, driving with a suspended license and infraction marijuana possession after an arrest at Fern and Sierra Pine ways.

11:30 a.m., Copperopolis - Billy Buckhanan Jr., of the 3100 block of Little John Road, was booked on suspicion of possessing drugs, possessing drugs for sale, transporting drugs, using a false compartment to conceal drugs and misdemeanor driving under the influence after an arrest at his home.

3:20 p.m., San Andreas - Manual Travis Grow, 39, of the 7300 block of Railroad Flat Road, Mountain Ranch, was booked on suspicion of violating his parole under AB 109 after an arrest at the 20 block of East Saint Charles Street.

3:30 p.m., Burson - Gregory John Wilson, 37, of the 2900 block of Highway 12, was booked on suspicion of violating a restraining order and parole violation after an arrest at his home.


Cited on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs:


8:49 p.m., Paloma - Troy Nolan Davis, 51, of the 6000 block of Paloma Road, was booked after an arrest on Paloma Road East.

10:51 p.m., San Andreas - Jeffery Thomas Palatini, 44, of the 2700 block of Butte Mountain Road, was booked after an arrest at Highway 49 and Carol Kennedy Road.